Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Spotted Lanternfly and Other Pests to Watch for

May 16, 2024 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 4 Episode 20
Spotted Lanternfly and Other Pests to Watch for
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Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Spotted Lanternfly and Other Pests to Watch for
May 16, 2024 Season 4 Episode 20
The Davey Tree Expert Company

Mike Holleran from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about spotted lanternfly (SLF) and other pests affecting his office and how they can best be treated. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • Spotted lanternfly (SLF) (0:40)
  • When SLF reached Delaware (1:36)
  • SLF damage (2:22) 
  • Tree of Heaven (3:27)
  • SLF treatment (4:57) (6:47)
  • How long SLF was a major pest in Delaware (6:00)
  • SLF peak (8:28)
  • Emerald ash borer (EAB) (9:39)
  • Crape myrtle bark scale (10:15)
  • Tree and shrub maintenance (11:50)
  • Least toxic tree care approach and insect growth regulators (12:26)
  • Beech leaf disease (BLD) and how it's treated (15:04)
  • Michael's stories from the forest (18:11)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. 

To learn more about SLF, EAB, BLD, crape myrtle bark scale and other pests and diseases, visit our Insect & Disease Issues blog page

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com

Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!   

Click here to send Talking Trees Fan Mail!

Show Notes

Mike Holleran from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about spotted lanternfly (SLF) and other pests affecting his office and how they can best be treated. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • Spotted lanternfly (SLF) (0:40)
  • When SLF reached Delaware (1:36)
  • SLF damage (2:22) 
  • Tree of Heaven (3:27)
  • SLF treatment (4:57) (6:47)
  • How long SLF was a major pest in Delaware (6:00)
  • SLF peak (8:28)
  • Emerald ash borer (EAB) (9:39)
  • Crape myrtle bark scale (10:15)
  • Tree and shrub maintenance (11:50)
  • Least toxic tree care approach and insect growth regulators (12:26)
  • Beech leaf disease (BLD) and how it's treated (15:04)
  • Michael's stories from the forest (18:11)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code. 

To learn more about SLF, EAB, BLD, crape myrtle bark scale and other pests and diseases, visit our Insect & Disease Issues blog page

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com

Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!   

Click here to send Talking Trees Fan Mail!